Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 1st Apr 2005 10:58 UTC
Novell and Ximian One of the highlights of Joe Barr's trip to Salt lake City last month for BrainShare 2005 was the opportunity to interview Miguel de Icaza, a mercurial star of the free software movement who has been responsible for hugely successful projects and also founded his own company with Nat Friedman that was later acquired by Novell.
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Re: re: Business model?
by David on Fri 1st Apr 2005 13:04 UTC

There are millions of lines of VB 6 code out there. So why not have a dual licensed VB 6 clone,

I don't know either. .Net is way too complicated for a lot of stuff people want to do, and I just wonder what Microsoft is going to do with all that VBA/Office/macro code out there because VB.Net just doesn't fit that at all.

both GPL'd and a Commercially licensed version like Trolltech?

Well that would be the sensible way of funding a working, finished product, but then again, we're not dealing with sensible people here.